NYC United Against Cancer
On Thursday, October 1, 2020 at 7 p.m., volunteers from four of the American Cancer Society’s signature distinguished events, Coaches vs. Cancer Dinner Benefit, Hope Lodge Bash, Financial Services Cares Gala, and Dance Against Cancer, will come together as one for the American Cancer Society Presents: NYC United Against Cancer.
This virtual benefit will highlight the Society’s work and community investments in New York City and New York State, while raising funds critically needed to continue this lifesaving work during the COVID-19 pandemic. It will be available to stream via Cisco Webex.
NYC United Against Cancer will include performances from NYCB principal dancers, Tiler Peck and Daniel Ulbricht, and singer Rachel Platten. Celebrity chef Bobby Flay will demonstrate the perfect cocktail for fall in New York. ABC7NY Eyewitness News anchor Sade Baderinwa will emcee.
Additional appearances will be made by Gary Shedlin, CFO, BlackRock; Dalvin Tomlinson, NY Giants; Tom Wipf, Vice Chair Institutional Securities, Morgan Stanley; Dr. Tarika James, Chief Medical Officer, LIFQHC; Adam Fox, NY Rangers; Luke Voit, Adam Ottavino, NY Yankees; Amanda Zahui, NY Liberty; Eddie Olczyk, NBC Sportscaster; E.J. Hradek, NHL Network; Kevin Weekes, NHL Network Sportscaster; Coach Jim Boeheim, Syracuse; Coach Rick Pitino, Iona; Coach Dayna Smith, Cornell. Fredrick Earl Mosley, Earl Mosley Diversity of Dance; Ashley Bouder, NYCB; India Bradley, NYCB; Gabe Stone Shayer, ABT; Patrick Coker, Constance Stamatiou, Chalvar Monteiro, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater.
The public is also invited to bid on an array of silent auction items from September 24 to October 4 at NYCUnitedAgainstCancer.org. These items include golf packages, a bottle of Sinatra Select Whiskey, and a weekend away on the North Fork where you will have the unique opportunity to learn the art of blending a botanical spirits specialty.
NYC United Against Cancer is free to attend but registration is required. For more information or to register, visit NYCUnitedAgainstCancer.org.
If you cannot attend but would like to donate, visit NYCUnitedAgainstCancer.org or text NYCUNITED to 44-321.